St. John the Compassionate Mission


Memory Eternal!
Dean Rideout

June 28, 2019

Funeral Service
9am Friday September 20, 2019

At St John’s Mission

10am Memorial Meal

With fond memories of Fr John Koulouras who died August 22, 2019. Memory eternal!

Fr John served at St John the Compassionate Mission following his retirement from All Saints church in Toronto.

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Celebrating Our 33 Annual Donors' Dinner

Enjoyed by all!      pics

Summer Needs List

Tea, Sugar
Canned Tomatoes, Tomato Sauce
Pepper, Herbs



Mission Life as a Teenager
by Daniel Tibayan - September 2017

My name is Daniel and I’ve been a part of the parish of St John the Compassionate Mission for about 4 years now. Being the ripe age of 18, I am part of the youth at the Mission. Finding St John’s was one of the most impactful things that have happened to my life thus far. I grew up attending an Anglican church, so there were a lot of changes that I had to go through. Changes like making the sign of the cross, venerating icons and my least favourite of everything, fasting.
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St. John the Compassionate Mission is in co-operation with local neighbourhood groups and Social Services in Toronto serving anyone in need since 1986. St John the Compassionate Mission is incorporated as a non-profit organization and issues tax receipts. St John's is an Apostolate of the Carpatho-Russian Diocese of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

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We are grateful to Mazon Canada for their generous support towards our food programs.

The Second Liturgy

Encountering Christ at the Table of the Poor

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